Travel Blogs from Aksum
Axum was once a mighty Biblical kingdom, located along the Ethirea border, its now home to the ArK of Covenant and a place containing the mystical obelisks (largest in the world). Alex and I couldn't pass up an opportunity to explore Axum, however we knew it was going to cost us... The only way to travel from Debark to Axum is …
... Aksumite dynasty which was way back in the 6th century. Some people say that one of these tombs had a tunnel that leads all the way to Eritrea, 185km away.
The real highlight for us in Aksum came when we visited the massive stelaes (obelisks that represent a tomb stone) which date back to 4th century BC. One of these 500 tonn amazing stelae had since fallen and really makes a stunning site to see.
A visit to the Aksum museum, the St Mary ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsAfrica Hotel Aksum
From cheap simple to more expensive rooms with a hot shower. Recommended!
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